On an all-new episode of $100,000 Pyramid it’s actors vs. actors, and actors vs. comedians in a fun battle hosted by Michael Strahan. According to ABC, “Joshua Malina (“Inventing Anna”) challenges actress Erika Christensen; and later, Michael Ealy from Hulu’s “Reasonable Doubt” plays against comedian/author Iliza Shlesinger” on September 11. Details on the contestants, episode, and photos are all below, so keep reading to learn more.
Joshua Malina vs. Erika Christensen
Joshua Malina is an actor currently starring as venture capitalist Henrick Knight in Netflix’s Inventing Anna. Fans will also know him from Scandal and The West Wing. He’s been married to Melissa Merwin since 1996 and they have two children together. In August, he posted about an upcoming play he’s doing titled What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. “Couldn’t be more excited to start work on this brilliant new play by @nenglander,” he wrote on Instagram.
Erika Christensen is an actress best known for her work in Traffic, Swimfan, The Perfect Score and Flightplan. She’s been married to Cole Maness since 2015, and has two children. Over the summer, Erika was actually featured on a different ABC game show – Celebrity Family Feud! She posted some behind the scenes to Instagram, writing: “Tonight’s the night! Please enjoy the ridiculousness of @familyfeudabc 😆 8/7c on @abcnetwork Team Christensen vs. @kalpenn’s “Penn Station” 💪🏼 💪🏼.”
Joining Joshua and Erika are Sam Evans and Jordan Elist.
Michael Ealy vs. Iliza Shlesinger
Michael Ealy is an actor starring in the upcoming Hulu series Reasonable Doubt. Other filmography of his includes: Think Like a Man, About Last Night, Secrets and Lies, The Perfect Guy and The Intruder. He’s been married to Khatira Rafiqzada since 2012 and has one child. Back in March, he posted about lived experiences and the importance of them for his children, writing: “It’s important for me to show my kids the possibilities in life. Not just the things I never had but the experiences. Exposure is key. Last Sunday we were given a great opportunity to see our first ever @Nascar race!”
Iliza Shlesinger is a comedian, actress and television host. In 2008, she won NBC’s Last Comic Standing and went on to host shows like Excused and Separation Anxiety. In 2017, she hosted her own late-night talk show called Truth & Iliza on Freeform. A year later, she married chef Noah Galuten. Iliza was the highest grossing touring female stand-up comic in 2021, according to Variety, an accolade she earned while pregnant! She and Noah welcomed their first child together in January of this year.
Joining Michael and Iliza are Melissa Raub and Shawanda Holmes.
$100,000 Pyramid Photos & Premiere Date
Check out a few promotional photos for the all-new episode of $100,000 Pyramid below. You’ll see Joshua Malina, Erika Christensen, Michael Ealy and Iliza Shlesinger all having fun with their fellow teammates.
$100,000 Pyramid airs on Sunday September 11 at 9 PM ET on ABC. Episodes can be streamed next day on Hulu or on demand.
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